Milwaukee County Horticultural Staff

Boerner Botanical Gardens are part of the Milwaukee County Parks system and are designed and maintained year-round by a dedicated, professional horticultural staff

Visit the Milwaukee County Department of Parks, Recreation & Culture website for more information.

Garden Staff

Garden Director – Shirley Dommer Walczak

Horticulturist in Charge – Dave Wanninger

Shrub Mall, Rock Garden  Horticulturist Ben Habanek

Herb Garden, Heirloom Garden, Juniper Grove– Horticulturist Peggy Gibbs-Zautke

Trial Garden – Horticulturist Jessica Cloninger

Rose Garden, Perennial Mall – Horticulturist Lorrie Burrows

Visitor Center – Horticulturist Rose Deter

Annual Garden, Rain Harvest – Horticulturist Rory Petry

Daylily Path, Peony Garden – Horticulturist Kate Grundle

Office Administration Boerner/Wehr Judy Faja